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Learning Objectives

CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology: April 2013 - Volume 19 - Issue 2, Dementia - p 315
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000429185.52471.98
Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology Dementia issue, participants will be able to:

  • ▸ Recognize the key features for the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease, vascular dementia, and frontotemporal dementia
  • ▸ Apply the newly proposed criteria for the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease
  • ▸ Identify the appropriate use of CSF and imaging biomarkers in clinical dementia diagnosis
  • ▸ Use appropriate pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approaches for the management of patients with dementia
  • ▸ Summarize the latest research advances in the diagnosis and treatment of dementia
  • ▸ Recognize the diagnostic and treatment challenges of dementia in the oldest old
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Core Competencies

The CONTINUUM Dementia issue covers the following core competencies:

  • ▸ Patient Care
  • ▸ Medical Knowledge
  • ▸ Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
  • ▸ Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • ▸ Professionalism
  • ▸ Systems-Based Practice
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